RHEL 7 : ipmitool (RHSA-2020:2213)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 143017

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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:2213 advisory.

- ipmitool: Buffer overflow in read_fru_area_section function in lib/ipmi_fru.c (CVE-2020-5208)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected bmc-snmp-proxy, exchange-bmc-os-info and / or ipmitool packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/119.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-5208

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:2213

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1798721

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143017

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-2213.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/11/18

Updated: 2020/11/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-5208

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.4::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.4::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.4::server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:bmc-snmp-proxy, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:exchange-bmc-os-info, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:ipmitool

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/05/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2020/02/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-5208

RHSA: 2020:2213

CWE: 119